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Cumbria's SEND Handbook - Updated 11 September 2019

The SEND Handbook is a public document designed to provide guidance to schools and settings, parents, professionals and children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) about how we intend to meet responsibilities for identifying and addressing SEN in Cumbria:

SEND Handbook Cover and Title
1. Introduction and Overview
2. Autism Spectrum Condition Criteria 
2.1 Part 4 - Autism Spectrum Condition Criteria
3. Blind or Vision Impairment Criteria
3.1 Part 4 - Blind or Vision Impairment
4. Cognition and Learning Criteria
5. Deafness and Hearing Impairment Criteria
5.1 Part 4 - Deafness and Hearing Impairment
6. Developmental Language Disorder Criteria
6.1 Part 4 - Developmental Language Disorder
7. Early Years Criteria
7.1 Part 4 - Early Years
8. Physical Medical Difficulties Criteria
8.1 Part 4 Physical Medical Difficulties
9. Post-16 Criteria
10. Social Emotional and Mental Health Criteria
11. Appendix 1 - Guidance for Initiating Statutory SEND Assessment
12. Appendix 2 - Sample Provision Map
13. Appendix 3 - Using Part 4 Eligibility for Statutory Assessment
14.    Appendix 4 - SEND Funding
15. Appendix 5 - Specialist Equipment Guidance
16. Appendix 6 - List of Abbreviations

Please be advised that the above SEND Handbook will be re-uploaded regularly.  Therefore, please use this as a digital guide to have the most up-to-date information available.

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